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READY Robotics

Join ICS at READY Robotics Launch Event

We’re excited about the upcoming launch of READY’s Forge/OS 5, an intuitive platform for controlling robots. Built with Qt, Forge/OS 5 provides a common operating system and programming interface for industrial and collaborative robots.

April 27, 2021

Boston Business Journal

As Demand Rises, Waltham Software Company Launches Medtech Unit

ICS CEO Peter Winston shares his insight on the company's new medtech practice and the evolution of medical devices in this BBJ article.

April 09, 2021

ICS

ICS Establishes Dedicated Medical Device Practice to Support Technology-Driven Healthcare Transformation

Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS) today announced that in response to increasing demand for complex medical devices it has invested significantly in establishing a dedicated medical device practice.

April 07, 2021

Quidel

Quidel Taps ICS to Collaborate on Next-Gen Multiplex Molecular Diagnostic Instruments for SARS-CoV-2/COVID Pathogen Detection

ICS software development and UX design instrumental in Quidel’s flagship Savanna EUA RVP panel assay submission.

April 06, 2021

Designing to Minimize Use Errors

If misuse of your medical device can harm patients or clinicians, human factors engineering and usability engineering  are important for products intended for the U.S. market. While most people working on medical devices are aware of the need, there’s less certainty about the method and decision points relevant to their unique device. Here are some things to consider when designing medical device user interfaces.

December 09, 2020

Improve Scientific Software with These UX Design Best Practices

ICS and Boston UX's Stephanie Van Ness and Boris Savic delve into the design of scientific software applications, offering ideas for creating an exceptional user experience for life science and biopharma scientists dealing with highly complex and rapidly changing data.

September 22, 2020

Networking Apps are Helping People Meet Remotely

In this TechRepublic article, ICS/Boston UX CEO Peter Winston and Chief UX Strategist Dorothy Shamonsky discuss the role professionally oriented networking and meeting apps play during the pandemic. They address the challenges posed by the abundance of platforms, as well as usability and business advantages. 

August 31, 2020

6 Common Safety Principles to Make Medical Devices Safe

ICS' Milton Yarberry takes a look at common safety strategies used by medical device designers and manufacturers in this article in Today's Medical Developments online magazine. 

June 04, 2020

Ventilator Shortage Sparks Technology Partnership Between RespiraWorks and ICS

Ventilator nonprofit composed of volunteer engineers taps ICS to create embedded touchscreen for low-cost, long-term use ventilators in developing countries.

May 14, 2020

Great Interface Design Is the Key to Human-robot Performance

ICS and Boston UX's Stephanie Van Ness and Boris Savic explore the impact good UX has on human-robot interactions in this piece in Design News.

February 26, 2020